Doris Evelyn Olson Davies, 82, passed away May 29, 1996 in West Jordan, Utah.
Doris was born July 26, 1913 in Dalbo, Minnesota to Oscar and Hannah Olson. When she was 18-years-old, she converted to the LDS Church and came to Salt Lake City. She was employed in Salt Lake when she answered an ad to care for six motherless children in Lake Point, Utah. She eventually fell in love with the children and their father. They married and had three more children. Doris has been very active in the church since her conversion. She went to nursing school in her late 40's. She worked at LDS Hospital for several years, which were her most fulfilling years of employment. She was a temple worker for several years at the Salt Lake Temple. and she and Dewey worked at the Jordan Temple for several years. She is greatly loved and respected by her family and her community.Survived by husband, Brigham Dewey Davies; children, Howard (Clarine), Farrel (Gloria), Gilbert (Jean), Keith (Pat), Thelma (Kenneth) Gollaher, Darlene Welcker, Janet (Walt) Parker, and Jerry (Linda); 33 grandchildren; 100 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and sister, Leone (Tom) Keegan. Preceded in death by son, Burton; son-in-law, Max Welcker, and granddaughter, Rosan Randle.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 1, 1996, 1 p.m. at the Lake Point Ward Chapel, where friends may call Saturday, 11:45-12:45 p.m. Interment, Lake Point Cemetery. Funeral directors, Peel Funeral Home.
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